Do All Superheroes Wear Capes? No, But Anyone Can Still Be a Hero.

A wonderful, feel-good fact: Mike Ilitch, the late founder of Little Caesars, paid Rosa Parks’s rent for more than a decade. October 10, 2018 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. What makes someone a hero in corporate America? A hero is officially defined as a “person admired for achievements and noble qualities,” who “shows great courage” or is an “illustrious warrior.” However, the truth is that anyone can be a hero. After all, we all make choices every day, some of which take us on a heroic path, others which don’t. Related: Corporate Philanthropy: It’s Not Just Money That Changes The World And while right and wrong don’t always figure in to those choices, we may be making a conscious effort in terms of what we want our legacy to be. I’ve been in business for many years. I’ve bought and sold over 250 businesses, handled millions of dollars in […]

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Why a Tech CEO Toured the South With the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

Supporting a cause you believe in should mean more than just writing a check. May 10, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In 2009, when my co-founders and I moved our company to San Francisco from Copenhagen, Denmark, it was challenging to uproot our lives and leave home. But despite uncertainty, we were happy to find we quickly felt at home in San Francisco’s innovative and forward-thinking culture. Related: 10 Tech Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place Part of what makes San Francisco and Silicon Valley an innovation hub and a technology powerhouse is the array of inspired people from all walks of life. It has been an incredible home for our company, and we have been successful beyond what we could have imagined because of this. For the last several years, it’s become a tradition that my three daughters and I attend […]

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